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Whites Like Cities

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The Associated Press covers a new Brooking Institute report on the economic and racial shifts in cities and suburbs, a report that shows the reversal of so-called white flight. Young educated whites are moving to cities, and "for the first time, a majority of all racial and ethnic groups in large metro areas live outside the city. Suburban Asians and Hispanics already had topped 50 percent in 2000, and blacks joined them by 2008, rising from 43 percent in those eight years." Additionally, the suburbs now have the largest poor population in the country." [AP]